Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Philip J.


Personal data

Birthdate:  16.04.1932
Birthplace:  Los Angeles / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  six (including 3 step children)
Selection date:  ??.??.1965
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 28.06.1965

Additional information

Bachelor of Arts in liberal arts from the University of Chicago, 1952; Bachelor of Science in physics from the University of Chicago, 1954; Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the Christ's College, Cambridge University, 1952 - 1953; Master of Science in Physics from the University of Illinois, 1957; Ph.D. in Physics from the Florida State University, 1959; semi finalist in NASA group 4 selection; currently Chief Executive Officer of Wyatt Technology Corporation; holder of numerous U.S. and foreign patents.


Last update on January 02, 2008.